Miocene Mediterranean Foraminiferal Abundance and Isotope Data
Entry ID: NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2001-070

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Summary
Abstract: Foraminiferal abundance and oxygen isotope data from the Miocene Monte
Gibliscemi section, Sicily, Italy.

Bolboforma indicates a group of calcareous microfossils belonging to Protophyta

(Spiegler and Rogl, 1992. Bolboforma (Protophyta, incertae sedis) im Oligozan
und Miozan de Mediterran und der Zentralen Paratethys. Ann Naturhist. Mus.
Wien, 94, 59-95)

N. 4 chambered type can be included in the morphological variability of N.
acostaensis (for more details about taxonomy, see Hilgen et al. 2000.
Integrated stratigraphy and astronomical calibration of the Serravallian/
Tortonian boundary section at Monte Gibliscemi (Sicily, Italy), Marine
Micropaleontology, 28, 181-211).
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.0   S: 28.0   E: 40.0   W: -10.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Turco, E., Hilgen, F.J., Lourens, L., Shackleton, N.J., and Zachariasse, W.J.
Dataset Title: Miocene Mediterranean Foraminiferal Abundance and Isotope Data
Dataset Series Name: IGBP PAGES/WDCA CONTRIBUTION SERIES NUMBER: 2001-070
Dataset Release Date: 2003-03
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
Issue Identification: 2001-070
Other Citation Details: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program
Online Resource: ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/paleo/paleocean/by_contributor/tur...
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 12.12 Ma
Paleo Stop Date: 9.78 Ma
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, Boulder Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WDC/PALEOCLIMATOLOGY, BOULDER
Phone: +1 (303) 497-6160
Fax: +1 (303) 497-6513
Email: paleo at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
NOAA/NCDC Code E/GCx3
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: ftp
Distribution Format: text, excel, gif
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
University of Parma
City: Parma
Country: Italy
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Publications/References
Turco, E., Hilgen, F.J., Lourens, L., Shackleton, N.J., and Zachariasse, W.J.,
2001, Punctuated evolution of global climate cooling during the late Middle to
early Late Miocene: high-resolution planktonic foraminiferal and oxygen
isotope records from the Mediterranean, Paleocenography, v.16, No.4, 405-423.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-12-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-08-03
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